Berkeley Transportation Letter

University of California, Berkeley | Institute of Transportation Studies | Berkeley Transportation Letter | Spring 2014 | Vol. 5, No. 2
The Tea Party and property rights activists are pushing back hard against regional planning efforts, according to Karen Trapenberg Frick, an assistant director of UCTC, whose award-winning paper examines transportation planning efforts in the Bay Area and Atlanta, Georgia. What planners should know.

After nine years as director of ITS, Samer Madanat, who also serves as chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is passing the baton to a new director, Associate Professor Alexandre Bayen.


ITS faculty have created a new, award-winning capstone design course for Civil and Environmental Engineering students that introduces new tools and a hands-on format.


TSRC Co-Director, Tim Lipman, explains why we can expect to see more hydrogen fuel cell cars coming onto the market in coming months, along with 28 new hydrogen fueling stations in northern and southern California.